ATUT 2018 is here: Welcome to Otaniemi

The 10th Architectural Research Symposium is here. We’ll have 2 days to listen to inspiring keynote speeches and research papers and to network with colleagues. The address of our venue is in the A-wing of the main building of Aalto University. The street address is Otakaari 1 X, Otaniemi, Espoo. See you soon!

Meet our keynote speakers

The 10th Annual Architectural Research Symposium – also called as ATUT – is almost here. The detailed programme is being finalised, but before announcing the full list of speakers, let’s first meet our distinguished keynote speakers.

Friday 26 October 2018

09:15 Opening words and Keynote 1 by Professor Pirjo Sanaksenaho, the Chair of the Conference: Modern Home in the 1950s and 1960s – Magazines as Research Material.

16:00 Keynote 2 by Ola Kjellander, Architect, Kjellander & Sjöberg: Life and Complexity.

Saturday 27 October 2018

12:00 Marija Drémaitè, Professor, Vilnius University: Symbolic Geographies – Baltic Identities – Nordic Inspirations.

ATUT 2018 Pirjo Sanaksenaho keynote info

ATUT 2018 Ola Kjellander keynote info

ATUT 2018 Marija Dréimatè keynote info

Conference schedule ready, the registration is now open

The ATUT 2018 Conference registration is now open via The Early Bird Participation fee (until 5 October) is 150,00 €, after that the registration fee is 200,00 €. The Conference Dinner on Friday the 26th is 40,00 €. For any inquiries, please email

According to our preliminary schedule,  Friday the 26th will be a full day with 2 tracks and 2 keynote lectures. The evening will close with a relaxing dinner party. On Saturday, we’ll have half a day of conference discussion and one more, exciting keynote lecture. The conference will conclude with an architecture excursion in the Otaniemi campus and the Helsinki city centre.

ATUT 2018